Pierre Cardin's Great Wall show showcases the French brand's bonds with China

Nearly 40 years ago, French model Maryse Gaspard danced along the Great Wall dressed in a stunning gown during her first visit to China with Pierre Cardin.


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Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 17:23:41


Happy birthday: Your luck is about to pick up today. Take full advantage of this good fortune to start new ventures, bring old ones to completion or look into financial investments that catch your interest. Your lucky numbers: 3, 5, 8, 12, 14.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 17:23:40

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Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 17:18:40

'Mummy' film poster, expected to fetch record, fails to sell at auction

A rare, original poster from the Boris Karloff horror classic The Mummy that was predicted to set a record price for a film poster at auction went unsold on Wednesday when no one bid the $950,000 minimum in the online sale.
Source: Reuters | 2018/11/1 16:48:39

Chanel presents 'Cruise' replica along Bangkok's river

Chanel on Wednesday staged a replica of its Cruise 2018-19 collection along Bangkok's Chao Phraya River, the first ever showing for the famous French fashion house in the Thai capital.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/1 16:38:39

Oscar winner Cate Blanchett to star in TV series

Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett has become the latest Hollywood celebrity to switch to TV, signing on to star in the new FX limited series Mrs America.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/31 19:33:42

Finalists for Fu Lei Translation and Publishing Award revealed

The Fu Lei Translation and Publishing Award announced this year's finalists at a press conference in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:33:41

Just can't wait

Though there are still several months to go before the Chinese New Year, several organizations in the US city of Chicago just couldn't wait, so they teamed up on Tuesday to present their plans for next year's celebration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 19:28:42

Chinese friendship garden to open in St. Paul, Minnesota

The St. Paul-Changsha China Friendship Garden in Phalen Park in St. Paul, the state capital of Minnesota, will open to the public on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 19:13:41

Auschwitz exhibits art of Jewish ex-prisoner

The Auschwitz museum unveiled on Tuesday its largest-ever exhibition of the art of David Olere, a survivor of the World War II Nazi death camp who detailed his experiences in the gas chambers on canvas after the conflict.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/31 19:13:40

Obituary: Chinese author Louis Cha changed face of 'wuxia' genre

Millions of wuxia fans from home and abroad flooded social media platforms to express their shock and sorrow after news hit that renowned Chinese martial arts novelist Louis Cha, widely known by his pen name Jin Yong, passed away in Hong Kong on Tuesday at the age of 94.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:03:41


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Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 17:33:40


Happy birthday: Do not let the day end without first having a bit of fun. Your birthday only comes once a year and should be something that is celebrated, even if it's on your own. Furthering your education will provide you the keys to a brighter future. Your lucky numbers: 1, 3, 6, 11, 17.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 17:28:40